Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network File System (NFS)
England > London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 541 572
Rank change year-on-year +204 +31 -13
Contract jobs citing NFS 8 23 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 42
Median daily rate £400 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +17.33%
10th Percentile £205 £388 £369
90th Percentile £477 £538 £688
England median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £41.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.63% -47.10%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -22.15% +94.16% -44.52%

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,871 5,870 7,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.18% 15.31% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 4,290 5,151
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £200
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 107 142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% -9.41%
10th Percentile £13.91 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.80 £47.78
Median hourly rate £22.29 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +35.06% +3.13% -4.79%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NFS in London.

Daily rate trend for NFS in London

NFS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NFS in London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NFS in London.

Hourly rate trend for NFS in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 6 (75.00%) Replication
1 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (62.50%) vMotion
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Availability Management
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HP Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Murex Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Murex Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
4 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Storwize
4 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Availability Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) NCDA
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) RHCT
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) vMotion
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Murex
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase